At 1:00 pm, the Vice President attended the Novaliches Development Cooperative (NOVADECI) 43rdAnnual General Assembly in Caloocan Sports Complex, Bagumbang, Caloocan City. NOVADECI is a community-based, multi-purpose cooperative in Quezon and Caloocan cities. Its members include employees, sari-sari store owners, OFWs, members of transport groups, vendors, and businessmen. Aside from being a savings and credit cooperative, NOVADECI also provides its members with social protection programs, access to affordable rice and medicine, livelihood training programs as well as assistance with insurance needs. The event gathered members to elect new officers, give recognition to outstanding members, and celebrate the achievements of the cooperative throughout the years.